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TLBI RVAAE1, TLB Range Invalidate by VA, All ASID, EL1

The TLBI RVAAE1 characteristics are:

Purpose

Invalidates cached copies of translation table entries from TLBs that meet all the following requirements:

  • The entry is a stage 1 translation table entry, from any level of the translation table walk.

  • When EL2 is implemented and enabled in the current Security state:

    • If HCR_EL2.{E2H, TGE} is not {1, 1}, the entry would be used with the current VMID and would be required to translate the specified VA using the EL1&0 translation regime.

    • If HCR_EL2.{E2H, TGE} is {1, 1}, the entry would be required to translate the specified VA using the EL2&0 translation regime.

  • When EL2 is not implemented or is disabled in the current Security state, the entry would be required to translate the specified VA using the EL1&0 translation regime.

  • The entry is within the address range determined by the formula [BaseADDR <= VA < BaseADDR + ((NUM +1)*2^(5*SCALE +1) * Translation_Granule_Size)].

The invalidation only applies to the PE that executes this instruction.

Note

For the EL1&0 and EL2&0 translation regimes, the invalidation applies to both:

  • Global entries.
  • Non-global entries with any ASID.

The range of addresses invalidated is UNPREDICTABLE when:

  • For the 4K translation granule:

    • If TTL==01 and BaseADDR[29:12] is not equal to 000000000000000000.

    • If TTL==10 and BaseADDR[20:12] is not equal to 000000000.

  • For the 16K translation granule:

    • If TTL==10 and BaseADDR[24:14] is not equal to 00000000000.
  • For the 64K translation granule:

    • If TTL==01 and BaseADDR[41:16] is not equal to 00000000000000000000000000.

    • If TTL==10 and BaseADDR[28:16] is not equal to 0000000000000.

For more information about the architectural requirements for this instruction see 'Invalidation of TLB entries from stage 2 translations' in the Arm® Architecture Reference Manual, Armv8, for Armv8-A architecture profile.

Configuration

This instruction is present only when ARMv8.4-TLBI is implemented. Otherwise, direct accesses to TLBI RVAAE1 are UNDEFINED.

Attributes

TLBI RVAAE1 is a 64-bit System instruction.

Field descriptions

The TLBI RVAAE1 input value bit assignments are:

6362616059585756555453525150494847464544434241403938373635343332
0000000000000000TGSCALENUMTTLBaseADDR
BaseADDR
313029282726252423222120191817161514131211109876543210

Bits [63:48]

Reserved, RES0.

TG, bits [47:46]

Translation granule size.

TGMeaning
0b00

Reserved.

0b01

4K translation granule.

0b10

16K translation granule.

0b11

64K translation granule.

The instruction takes a translation granule size for the translations that are being invalidated. If the translations used a different translation granule size than the one being specified, then the architecture does not require that the instruction invalidates any entries.

SCALE, bits [45:44]

The exponent element of the calculation that is used to produce the upper range.

NUM, bits [43:39]

The base element of the calculation that is used to produce the upper range.

TTL, bits [38:37]

TTL Level hint. The TTL hint is only guaranteed to invalidate entries in the range that match the level described by the TTL hint.

TTLMeaning
0b00

The entries in the range can be using any level for the translation table entries.

0b01

When using a 4KB or 64KB translation granule, all entries to invalidate are Level 1 translation table entries.

When using a 16KB translation granule, this value is reserved and hardware should treat this field as 0b00.

0b10

All entries to invalidate are Level 2 translation table entries.

0b11

All entries to invalidate are Level 3 translation table entries.

BaseADDR, bits [36:0]

The starting address for the range of the maintenance instruction.

When using a 4KB translation granule, this field is BaseADDR[48:12].

When using a 16KB translation granule, this field is BaseADDR[50:14].

When using a 64KB translation granule, this field is BaseADDR[52:16].

Executing the TLBI RVAAE1 instruction

Accesses to this instruction use the following encodings:

TLBI RVAAE1{, <Xt>}

op0CRnop1op2CRm
0b010b10000b0000b0110b0110
if PSTATE.EL == EL0 then
    UNDEFINED;
elsif PSTATE.EL == EL1 then
    if EL2Enabled() && !ELUsingAArch32(EL2) && HCR_EL2.TTLB == '1' then
        AArch64.SystemAccessTrap(EL2, 0x18);
    elsif EL2Enabled() && !ELUsingAArch32(EL2) && HCR_EL2.FB == '1' then
        TLBI_RVAAE1IS(X[t]);
    else
        TLBI_RVAAE1(X[t]);
elsif PSTATE.EL == EL2 then
    TLBI_RVAAE1(X[t]);
elsif PSTATE.EL == EL3 then
    TLBI_RVAAE1(X[t]);
              


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